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Fighting cancer before it can start

Heather Harington does not have cancer, which is what makes her story a shining example.

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The everyday stuff trying to kill you

Wilma Stassen reviews the evidence and unpacks the carcinogenic facts and fiction.

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Where does fat go when you lose it?

The fat fairy came and took it. You converted it to heat and radiated it into the atmosphere. None of these are true.

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Time off for time of the month?
December 8 2014 at 13:06

Women should be entitled to paid 'menstrual leave' to boost their motivation in the workplace, a fertility specialist claims.

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No excuse to eat your greens
December 8 2014 at 11:20

Leafy vegetables contain nitrate, which improves heart health and helps combat diabetes, say researchers.

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Nip this condition in the bud
December 8 2014 at 11:17

Dr Darren Green has some advice for a man who is embarrassed about his 'man boobs'.

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Noises that make life unbearable
December 5 2014 at 14:28

All that chewing, chomping and slurping can drive a person with misophonia to avoid family gatherings altogether.

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How obesity takes 8 years off your life
December 5 2014 at 12:09

A mathematical model based on US health data should be a useful tool for doctors advising patients who are worryingly overweight.

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Study links smoking to loss of Y chromosome
December 5 2014 at 12:09

New research may explain why men develop and die from many cancers at disproportionate rates compared to women.

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Experts who do the opposite of advice given
December 4 2014 at 13:38

Angela Epstein asked a group of leading experts what health 'rules' they choose not to follow.

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Cannabis users ‘have lungs of 80-year-olds’
December 4 2014 at 11:49

It is thought the cannabis-tobacco mixture found in joints is more damaging because it is often smoked without a filter.

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Pressing questions about laxatives
December 4 2014 at 11:46

Thousands of South Africans suffer from constipation. Dr Darren Green has some tips.

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The 9-5 diet could shed kilos
December 4 2014 at 06:49

When we eat is just as important to health as what we eat, mounting evidence suggests.

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